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Study finds Apple users donate larger amounts [Infographic]

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Study finds Apple users donate larger amounts [Infographic]
Online fundraising company, Razoo, has just released new numbers which show the average amount and total donations by users according to what platform, browser, or mobile device each uses. The results are interesting, but maybe not all that surprising.

Study finds Apple users donate larger amounts [Infographic]
The big story that most are focusing on with these numbers is that Apple users tend to donate the largest amounts per user. Mac OS users tend to donate about $9 more per user than Windows users, although Windows users make up close to 80% of all donations. Safari users tend to donate more than any other browser. And, in the world of mobile, iPad users donate the most by far, at around an average of $175 in donations. iPhone and iPod Touch users are next at just over $100 each, and Android comes in 4th at just under $100. Meanwhile, BlackBerry and Windows users (no distinction between WP7 and Windows Mobile) come in way behind at well under $50 each. 

Of course, the numbers and infographic don't mention anything about why this correlation exists, but we'd be willing to guess that Apple users tend to have more disposable income, which would be why they can donate more (not to mention afford Apple products). This would seem especially true with iPad owners. There have been studies in the past that have claimed that iPhone users tend to have more money, so it doesn't seem like much of a stretch to assume that's why higher average donations come from those devices. 

That said, it is nice to see Android users right up there with iPhone users, because the stereotype of Android users has tended to be that they get the free subsidized phones and don't pay for apps (although neither really seems to really be true.) 

source: Razoo via Mashable

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posted on 12 Oct 2011, 14:54 2

1. networkdood (Posts: 6274; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


I donate to XDA developers.....

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 14:58 2

2. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2677; Member since: 26 May 2011)


Unfortunately, I get the feeling Razoo doesn't track those donations. (I donated to MoDaCo.)

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:20 3

8. The_Miz (Posts: 1496; Member since: 06 Apr 2011)


Why waste money donating to a bunch of phone hackers when it's better to donate to more "worthier" causes?

Course, it's not like Android users can afford donations lol.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:23 9

10. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2677; Member since: 26 May 2011)


I also donate every month to help kids in Haiti (and I'm an Android user.)

Thanks for Mizzing it up!

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 05:44

34. iKingTrust (banned) (Posts: 716; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)


lmbo.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:53

17. dacastrator (Posts: 232; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


As if you have donated anything for something.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:07 2

4. ayephoner (Posts: 837; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


fandroidtrolltrap.com

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:11 3

6. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


LMAO!

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:10 2

5. Yeeee (Posts: 190; Member since: 02 Aug 2011)


Hey Supers**t: Dont read the article then
AyePhoner: troll... nuff said

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:15 2

7. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Had to read it to understand what the title meant.

"Study finds Apple users donate larger amounts"

That is very vague, I didn't know this article was a comparison of everybody’s donating habits.
I do stand by what I said. Thank you for this great bit of knowledge!

Ohh & grow up, no need to call people names. I didn't call you a name.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:24 3

11. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2677; Member since: 26 May 2011)


"No need to call people names" yet you called us "iphonearena"...

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:37 2

13. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


iPhoneArena.com is not insulting in the same manner as Supers**t. You are an educated person & should be able to see that. I called the website a name & he called me s**t. Hmmm that's the same? Really? I would have never expected that from you MichaelHeller. One is a personal attack the other is a website! OK! You will actually defend that & not expect me to reiterate my iPhoneArena.com statement. Do you condone name calling on your website? So if someone calls the website iPhoneArena.com then it’s ok to name call right? I mean you ended your post with …………

What example are you trying to set?

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:53 3

16. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2677; Member since: 26 May 2011)


I am in no way condoning name calling in any form. I don't see any reason for Yeee to say what he did, and I flagged his comment as spam because of it. If you check with anyone in the comments around here, I strive for rational, and reasonable discussion at all times. That includes defending the site itself from insults like yours.

As a writer here, I try very hard to be unbiased (despite my personal preference towards Android). So, I personally take offense when someone calls the site iPhoneArena, because outside of last week, when obviously the coverage will be mostly iPhone because of the announcement, I think we are very fair here, especially given that the vast majority of stories we run are Android stories.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 16:38 1

20. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Ok I agree with 100%, that is why I was shocked. I honestly love PhoneArena.com. You guys consistently provide up to the minute information. I was just having some fun, & I didn't mean to insult you at all. Through the years I have come to respect your articles you post. I really thought from what you posted that you honestly thought it was the same thing. I am very glad you didn't think so. We are all entitled to our opinions, & that is why we post here on PhoneArena.com. I apologize if I insulted you personally MichaelHeller, by calling the site iPhoneArena.com. That was not my intention.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 17:30 1

23. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2677; Member since: 26 May 2011)


Glad we got that cleared up. Sorry if I came off curt, I've been noticing a lot of the iPhoneArena calls going around recently, didn't mean to take it all out on you.

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 08:17 1

37. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


No need to apologize, I know you were protecting the integrity of PhoneArena.com. Again I never meant to insult anyone especially you. I am glad we were both able to talk as human beings & not like cats & dogs sort of speak.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 21:38 1

29. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Wow SAE got owned and destroyed by logic. Worthless troll

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 05:02

32. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Ok 15 year old. What ever you say. At your age you can't understand 2 grown men settling a misunderstanding. Both MichaelHeller & I handled it like 2 adults. Something that your 15 year old brain can't process.

"Wow SAE got owned & destroyed by logic. Worthless troll" Really taco50?!?

Thanks for proving my point, 15 year old. LOL

iSheep, always hopping around never making sense.

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 06:21

35. ayephoner (Posts: 837; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


if you really want to convince anyone what a mature grown up you are, drop some punctuation, drop some LOLs, do away with your cartoon avatar, stop name calling on the internet, stop mocking aimlessly then claiming your point to be proven.

just some friendly advice. have fun trolling today.

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 08:08 1

36. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


ayephoner, you know that everything you just said is something that you never do right?

It's funny how you pretend to have a clue but live in this total delusional world of yours. Please don't talk about my avatar when yours is a pirate iPhone. I use Goku as my avatar because he represents strength, & determination. That might be to hard for you to handle. Your avatar is a pirate iPhone which makes perfect sense because pirates symbolize deceit, thievery, corruption, & wrong doing to the people kind of what Apple's business tactics are. So I really get what you are trying to say. Actually ayephoner you are VERY clever. Also I use lol because I am laughing at you! You are like slap stick comedy, so silly yet still very funny! LOL

Silly, silly little pirate! My 3 year old thinks he is a pirate, wow you 2 have a lot in common! lol

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 08:46

39. ayephoner (Posts: 837; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


im not making any claims to the contrary of your accusations about me. you're just creating insults on your own. i have no need to defend myself to you.

you, on the other hand, came to this article to troll and insult the website. then you got called out on it and insulted one of the best authors the site has. then you claim to be a pillar of maturity. i saw you went into the iOS feature poll just to troll apple articles some more. let it go. PA covers apple news. you dont have to throw your biased opionion in every comment section.

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 10:17 1

40. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Listen buddy, I HAVE THE RIGHT to comment on what I feel like commenting on. You CAN’T tell ME were I am aloud to post so please stop your nonsense. There is NO rule on this website that prevents me from doing so. Also I never insulted Michael personally he will tell you that. I criticizing the website. I have that right, just like you can criticize your local politician & even the President of the United States. Michael apologized to me also. Us as men were able to resolve a misunderstanding. Something that you clearly missed. All you need to do is READ & you will see it for yourself. Dude are you serious with this comment? " PA covers apple news. you don’t have to throw your biased opinion in every comment section." You are right, I don't have to comment but guess what if I want to I will. That is why PhoneArena.com gives you & I the tools to do so. Why do you ask….? Because THEY WANT OUR OPINIONS. So if I have an opinion then guess what I will post it. If you were such a model of maturity you would never have posted that quote. Part of maturity is being able to accept opinions that might not be like yours. You like Apple & I don't. I will never post erroneous stuff, but if I want to post on an Apple article then that is my RIGHT. This is a Mobile Tech site which promotes participation from everyone. You may call it trolling (it’s only trolling because you don’t agree with my ideas, but if you did agree you wouldn’t be saying that) & that is fine call it what you want, I call it posting my ideas on a forum provided by PhoneArena.com. So no you are wrong!

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 11:26

41. ayephoner (Posts: 837; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


what are you responding to? i have made no claim about you breaking rules (or laws). i saw your resolution with michael, what makes you think i missed it? the poll asked for your favorite feature of iOS 5. you came in to post about how they stole from android. that is not the opinion they were requesting, it was blatent trolling. and again, i never claimed to be a model of maturity. you did. my comments are not all one sided. i own an android device and not a single apple product. i just like to call you fandroid trolls on your fandroid trolling.

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 12:04 1

42. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


See ayephoner you don't have a clue. You now are assuming that I don't own an Apple product. See you are like slap stick comedy. You are very funny. Look I own 2 Apple products that I almost NEVER use. I got the VERY first iPad well that is not entirely true, it was a gift. Also I bought an iPod Touch, but didn't like it so I gave it to my nephew. I will have an iPhone 4S when it comes out free because my Father gets them from the Wall Street Journal because the company he is VP of made the Wall Street Journal App for the App Store first & then for the Android Market. The iPhone 4 he got, he gave me when it came out because as he says he has no use for this TOY! OUCH! lol So I put iOS5 on my free AT&T iPhone 4 after almost 3 hours due to the MAJOR overload on the servers yesterday when it came out. So please don't assume because it makes an a$$ out of u & me. I am so tired of you ayephoner you are just not fun at all! It’s too easy! Ohh I forgot, I own 50 shares of Apple stock that I got with my best friend in 2007. You might not know about that because when I bought those stocks you might have been in recess from class! lol

“i just like to call you fandroid trolls on your fandroid trolling.” So you just admitted that you like to instigate & be an a$$ with this quote. Now I know you are a very simple pushover. Also who anointed you the Apple lawyer/police. You are like a fly a simple flick of my finger & you are out of here! LMAO!

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 12:59

43. ayephoner (Posts: 837; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


what are you talking about? i said I (as in me, ayephoner) do not own any apple products. i could care less about what you own. my goal is not to instigate. i am calling you out. i would love for the trolling to stop so there could be some valuable back and forth in the comments of apple related articles. it NEVER happens because of ignorant, immature fandroids like yourself. there are only a few of you, but you guys are relentless, redundant and sabotage any chances of the comments being anything but troll banter.

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 13:15 1

44. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


You say I troll & you troll all the so called trolls. Dude you are a mess. You can't stop it, why even try? Also why do you feel the need to "call" people out. What are you the PhoneArena.com vigilante? You are now starting to sound sick. There are places you can go, to help you with this problem you have.

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 13:32

45. ayephoner (Posts: 837; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


do you have ADD? you are having a very difficult time sticking with one topic. i just explained why i am calling you trolls out. i didnt claim to be able to stop it. you seem to have a reading comprehension deficiency. please direct me to a place that gets rid of idiot trolls. thanks!

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 14:51 1

46. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


ayephoner you must be struggling huh? lol
I am only commenting on what you post. The topics I cover stem from what you typed. ADD? Reading comprehension deficiency? Yes you feel you need to call trolls out because you are the Apple troll vigilante right? Are you ok? Now you seem stressed! I know a good Dr. that can help you! He happens to be my best friend. I will always go that extra mile for my fans! You know that!

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 15:24 1

47. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Hey I am done. I am going to be the bigger MAN. Let's see if you can drop this. I don't want the readers to have a bad time on PhoneArena.com because of us. On the other article someone called us bitches & I don't want to ruin someone's experience here. So truce! We both know we can go on forever!

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 15:24

48. ayephoner (Posts: 837; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


ADD: check
reading deficiency: check
troll biting on troll bait: check

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 05:04 1

33. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Dude my fat thumb, thumbed you up, so everyone knows I meant a thumb down. LOL. I did that everybody.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:21

9. The_Miz (Posts: 1496; Member since: 06 Apr 2011)


I wouldn't expect much from a guy who has a DBZ avatar, a show filled with men screaming like they are about to take a dump. At least they can produce Android phones.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:24 4

12. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


The_Miz you know what DBZ is & guess what it's just as fake as your wrestling. lol But I know you would know fantasy better than anyone. lol

That is so funny but since we are talking fantasy I bet Goku would kill The_Miz in a fight though. You know there is no dispute! lol

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:50 1

14. p0rkguy (Posts: 684; Member since: 23 Nov 2010)


I don't think you should've mentioned anything about his avatar...

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 16:06 3

19. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3033; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


Wow coming from you this is hilarious. The Miz, the lame ass MTV reality TV star turned wrestler. Yes I don't think ANYONE should be talking about avatars here. Tho it would be even more amusing if you still had the half naked pic up, just that much better.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 17:00 1

22. Habib (Posts: 114; Member since: 26 Feb 2011)


DBZ, man u shudnt have said anything bout is Avatar!!!

Kaaaaa--meeeeeee...... yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa-- meeeeeeeeeyyyyyy

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 18:19 1

26. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3033; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


Vegeta whats his power level?


ITS OVER 9000!!!!!!

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 00:01

30. E.N. (Posts: 2328; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


lol, loved that show

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:51 2

15. dacastrator (Posts: 232; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


Apple users donate more because they need to. Their conscience can't take the crap on how these iPhones are made back in China. How a lot of people are attempting to commit suicide because of the work load and stress at work.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 15:54 6

18. Shangri-La (Posts: 50; Member since: 04 Oct 2011)


Study finds Apple users donate larger amounts.

Study finds Andriod users have higher IQ.

Study finds Android users eat more bananas.

Study finds Apple users take a longer dump.


I LOVE THESE STUDYZ!1!!

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 16:50 2

21. DigitalBoy05 (Posts: 203; Member since: 04 Jun 2011)


MichaelHeller is by far the best author on this site and ranks among the top in his profession. Every article I read of his is logic based allowing the reader to decide for himself or herself what to do with the information given. Phonearena cannot be held responsible for the outcome of the study done simply because the study itself is providing generic but factual numbers from a independent party not in any way related to phonearena. Yes phonearena does report on a lot of iphone stories and this is especially true this week with the recent passing of Steve Jobs and the iPhone4S announcement but for each article I read about Apple there is at least one article about Android. To the users on here attacking Michael and other users you simply need to understand that you're getting riled up over peices of plastic and metal and you need to control your urge to be ignorant and shameless.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 17:32

24. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2677; Member since: 26 May 2011)


Thanks! Glad you enjoy my work.

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 08:26 1

38. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4155; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Couldn't agree more! Always very enjoyable & informative for sure! No one is attacking anyone, also please don't go as far as saying that other people are ignorant & shameless because you are just doing the same. I had a disagreement with him we handled it like 2 grownups. Please do the same without the name calling! Thank you.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 18:18 1

25. nb2six (Posts: 298; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)


Have they put into consideration that there are more android devices out there than iPhones? obviously with a smaller amount per dollar donated you're going to get a higher percentage.

Not saying that it's a bad thing people donate to good causes, I just hate how people think they deserve recognition for doing something morally right.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 18:54

27. pagusman (Posts: 8; Member since: 30 Jan 2011)


Great article, Michael! However, as you mentioned in your article, the donations could be because of higher income ipad and iphone owners recieve compared to their android counterparts. I think it would be more relevant to show the average donation in relation to their income.

posted on 12 Oct 2011, 19:53

28. DisplayName (unregistered)


That actually makes a lot of sense considering Apple users donate hundreds of dollars every single year for the new and improved iPhone. Seriously though, unless we are checking these *facts* and not just going by what these people are telling us then this really doesn't mean anything. I'm an Android user and I donate about 300 dollars a year to various orginizations. I said it so therfore it is true.

posted on 13 Oct 2011, 00:38

31. belovedson (Posts: 832; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)


wow i get it phonearena. you keep people flocking to this shiet website by publicizing crap journalism that will get people's undies twisted.


posarena.com

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